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Apartment Living in Stuttgart

Well, we’re back in the tajine killing stove apartment again .  German baby back ribs braised at home.  Yes!  Take out noodles from Ha Long, Stuttgart.  Non!

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Groovin’ on a Sunday Afternoon: Chez Guy

No one wanted to cook this Sunday.  We had the barbecue craving because the sun was shining again and the temperature was just right.  Still, wanting to eat barbecue and make barbecue are two different things.  Nothing for it but to go … Continue reading

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Troyes

I could have wept!  Yesterday was Saturday and Tonio, Chantal and I planned to visit M. Parret at his rehabilitation center in Troyes, cruise the town and have lunch.  In anticipation of this, I set my camera on automatic and prepared … Continue reading

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Sunday Chez Guy and the Salon du Chocolat

Guy has opened his restaurant for Sunday lunches.  Yay!  He has also put tables outside for those who like to take advantage of the beautiful spring time weather we are having. Sunday lunch is a good excuse, if one is … Continue reading

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Lurking

I really had no intention of shopping today.  I just went out for the usual coffee and the next thing I knew, my hands were full of bags.  I didn’t even have my shopping basket!  It all began with an … Continue reading

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Plat d’Etain: Bruno Has the “Irish” In

The French always surprise me with their intense enthusiasm for vacations and hobbies.  I once saw a group of French country western dancers performing on the promenade, boots, hats and all. They were good! Last night Bruno of the Plat d’Etain … Continue reading

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La Gourmandise au Village Gourmand

Everyday the traiteur/restaurant, Village Gourmand, has a special.   My son and I noticed that Saturday’s special was duck leg.  Okay!  Saturday was sorted :)  We drafted Le Parret and it was a date. I decided on the assorted entree … Continue reading

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Rognons de Veau Chez Guy

Having arrived in Sens on Friday and not really feeling up to doing the market and cooking on Saturday, I found my favorite old French guy,  M. Parret, and asked him to lunch with me at the very “correct” restaurant, … Continue reading

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Troyes, France

Feeling as under as the weather and hugely contrary, we decided to take a ride in the driving wind and rain to the lovely little town of Troyes, existent since the Roman era (GPS prononces this tee-raw).  We’d been here … Continue reading

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Chez Guy

Well yes, I’m in Sens and I have eaten and drunk wine a lot.  If you hang with Le Parret, wine drinking and cheese eating is inevitable.  I even cooked sometimes.  Look at this pan fried skate wing with cucumber … Continue reading

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